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Oct 3, 2012 7:30am EDT
named curiosity has been satisfying our curiosity ever since it landed on mars. nasa's rover transmitted pictures, even sound, since it landed two months ago. and the people at the space agency are aiming even higher. they want to send a manned mission to the red planet by 2030. nhk world has more on that. >> reporter: the team designing the next generation of vehicles to drive on mars is using a not so secret technology. plastic blocks. researchers work with the blocks to develop the rovers that will follow nasa's curiosity to the martian surface. models like the help designers brainstorm concepts and identify potential problems. >> the idea is to get this gear running more smoothly here. >> reporter: novel tools like plastic blocks allow engineers to make adjustments as often as needed during the design process. this encourages creative, out of the box thinking. even the designers of the curiosity rover use blocks to help them with design challenges. >> that's pretty smooth. >> yeah, i think they got it. through weeks of tinkering. >> i think with the legos, the fact that you can chang
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm PDT
mission. it's contract with nasa the worth $1.6 billion. 11 more dragons are scheduled to fly. it's now heading toward the international space station but nasa is no longer line in space. china and india are racing to catch up. nasa is now free to focus on its new mission, reaching to mars. >> what i call a historical event in space flight. it marks the official start of commercial resupply missions by american companies operating out of u.s. space ports like the one right here in florida. >> reporter: nasa officials need to spend their limited funds carefully. he said americans need to nurture the next generation to keep their leadership and development of space. >>> some children wake up and cringe at the thought of heading to the schoolyard. they know that bullies are waiting for them. we have two reports on how schools in australia and the u.s. are handling the problem. >> reporter: this high school in australia has set up program to get students to confront the issue of bullying and look at the way to tackle it. >> what kind of characteristics might the person have that lead them t
Oct 24, 2012 9:30pm PDT
between the clean tech open, unoodle, and nasa. it's a program from nasa's office of centennial challenges. and it's challengin the best innovators in america to create radical new energy storage technology. you know, way above what we have now. this is something very powerful, to be able to keep rovers going on the moon, in mars, things that could be useful, in your cell electric vehicles, something that just is a radical leap in new technology. but i don't want to go into a lot of detail on that. you'll hear more about nasa's efforts later. and what i'm going to do1r is ge a little more background on challenge-driven innovation. and i'm going to do that just by plaijerrizing some people because it makes it a loteasier for me. i want to look at this quote, prize is a very old -- an old idea that is surprisingly powerful in our modern society. this is by a study that by mckenzie and company, back in 2010. prize is a very old idea, very powerful in our modern society. surprisingly powerful in our modern society. mckenzie also said this, 32,000, in 2010, there were 32,000no competitions, c
Oct 14, 2012 11:30am PDT
mexico to eyewitness this flight in history. this was not a nasa project, this was a commercial project, but many people who were part of this mission form he wierly wor with nasa. pretty incredible stuff we've been watching this afternoon. we want to bring you up to date on two very important stories we continue to follow. this, the felix baumgartner place in history, and we also want to report to you this very sad news, the death of one of the most prominent politicians to serve in the u.s. senate, arlen specter. the veteran pennsylvania lawmaker died today in his home in philadelphia from complications of non-hodgkin's lymphoma. he is 82 years old. a memorial service is planned for tuesday in pennsylvania. specter was the longest serving senator from the state of pennsylvania, and during his three decades in office, he was both a republican and a democrat. lisa sylvester takes a look at specter's high-profile career and the legacy he leaves behind. >> in his 30 years in the u.s. senate, arlen specter survived a loss. a benign brain tumor, bruising partisan battles. and a health care
Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
company to handle a supply mission. its contract with nasa is worth $1.6 billion. 11 more dragons are scheduled to fly. the dragon capsule is now headed towards the international space station. but nasa is no longer alone in space. countries like china and india are racing to catch up. with spacex, nasa is now free to focus on its new mission. reaching to mars. >> what i call a historical event in the space flight. it marks the initial start of flights by american companies operating out of u.s. space ports like the one here in florida. >> reporter: bolden said nasa needs to spend funds carefully. america needs to nurture the next generation to keep their leadership in development of space. nhk world, florida. >>> emergency crews who responded to a highway accident in southeastern china ended up going into a risky situation. a gas with liquefied gas overturned. then it blew up killing three firefighters. it flipped in a city in the west of hunan the province. the firefighters who died in the fire had just arrived on the scene. smoke fills the picture. then orange flames are visibl
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
is critical. it cannot fail. >> cool stuff. great assignment, brian todd, roswell, knonew mexico. nasa steps aside as commercial space flight against under way. we'll go live to florida in 15 minutes for the launch of the spacex rocket. these are live pictures right now. there it is on the pad. we're going to take you there live for a live report. >>> moving on now, filmmaker refuses to give new york city outtakes frohis film. the city has filed a lawsuit to get them. an infamous case back in the limelight. that story is straight ahead. to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the re
Oct 20, 2012 4:00pm PDT
early october, when a syrian shell killed five civilians. nasa launches its first privately contracted supply mission to the international space station from cape canaveral, florida. the mission, a joint effort by nasa and california-based spacex, sends a dragon capsule, loaded with food, clothes, and gear, up to the station's three-member crew. nasa is contracted to pay spacex more than $1.5 billion for a dozen re-supply missions like this one. for "teen kids news," i'm rick leventhal, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> ever since the end of world war ii, the iron curtain of communism darkened the lives of millions living in eastern europe. lauren reports on how a wall covered with graffiti came to become a symbol of freedom for those "back in the u.s.s.r." >> the heart of the czech republic is the beautiful city of prague. today, it's the capital of a democratic state, but for more than 40 years...prague was under the thumb of moscow. because of the communist influence, one would expect that there would be a monument here to lenin. there is. but not to thlenin, one of the founde
Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
's a lot of shaking. >> -- about how to shake it off. >> up next the hot new workout even used by nasa. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. lots of sunshine around the bay area. will it hold for the weekend? what about some more rain? we'll talk about that coming up. >>> monster costumes definitely in for had halloween. but we are going to stay warm with our monster leggings. the hottest halloween costumes we'll share them with you still ahead. >> all right. roberta. thanks. the big board on a friday is up. that is good news. we have much more coming up. stay with us. ,, ,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, therapy with infants can be effective. researchers used intensive engagement with kids betweee ages of >>> a new study on autism says early invention with infants is effective. researchers used intensive engagement with kids between 6 months and 18 years, and showed greater brain activation. a study says it's possible to capitalize on the learning potential. infant brain. >>> there's a hot new workout routine that promises to help you lose weight, shape up and improve
Oct 7, 2012 9:00pm CDT
't seen from nasa in quite a while... a rocket has been launched into space from cape canaveral. and a big election challenge in venezuela. will hugo chavez remain president? break new prilosec otc wildberry is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a fancy coating that gives you a burst of wildberry flavor. now why make a flavored heartburn pill? because this is america. and we don't just make things you want we make things you didn't even know you wanted. like a spoon fork. spray cheese. and jeans made out of sweatpants. so grab yourself some new prilosec otc wildberry. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! follow jimmy on for free samples since nasa retired its shuttle program it's been a little quieter at cape caneveral... but not tonight. ".. and lift off" a "priva
Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
, they said they wondered if they could have the flag go on the space shuttle. they contacted nasa and said, we have this special flag. would you take on the shuttle? i am sure there were kind of reluctant to take souvenirs' fourth -- from was captured, but they said, ok. we will take your flight. they put it on the shuttle and you can imagine how proud of their boys were to be sitting in school and watch the shuttle wanted to stick to their friends, our flags on the shuttle. and in this audit explode in the air. -- they saw it explode in the air. they called nasa announced the had any remnants of the flag. he called every week for months to see if it had found anything from the flight. and then he said in about september, this is about 3/4 of a year later that he is reading an article in the paper that described some of the debris from the challenger disaster. on their it mentioned something about a flag. so he called nasa again and they said they had found something that would like to present nasa and the boy scout troops and their parents of came together for a presentation. the hand of
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
refineries that supply california. nasa's newest mars rover is ready for its first big geology gyssion. curiosity has driven more than 400 yards since landing on the red planet in august. today, nasa said the plan is to rve the rover scoop up some soil some time in the next few weeks, and analyze it for signs that mars was once able to support life. we also got a rare peek today at a dying star courtesy of a nasa telescope. have a look. it's called a helix nebula, 650 lightyears from the earth. you're seeing its last gasp as it burns out. nasa says the same thing will happen to our sun in about 5 billion years. the fight against hunger in ing fornia is getting a lift p om a group of seniors. we'll have their story next. w>c [ male announcer ] your mouth is cleanest after the dentist. but between check-ups tartar builds. keep it clean with new listerine® ultraclean™. it's the only mouthwash with a new tartar control formula for a dentist clean feeling. ahhhhhhhh. [ male announcer ] new listerine® ultraclean™. power to your mouth™. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, g
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
pilots. now that nasa is out of the business of sending ships up to the international space station we have our first commercial spaceship lifting off. >> 321 and lift off lift off of the space expert falcon 9 rocket. the rocket was launched from cape canaveral it is holding 1,000 lbs. of cargo. including a freezer that has street for the astronauts. it is the first of 12 missions under the contract with nasa. missions under the contract with nasa. we don't call this our company, missions under the contract with nasa. we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next great american brand. find what's next for your business at erika derry: and the fact that cacalifornia isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
other explorers for a jury know to space. coming up why the rocket launch is important for nasa's retired space program. >> a high school teacher proves he's still got it after students challenge him to a danceoff. you see him do a little fancy work and the teacher responded with a little refer dance. the teacher had the -- river dance. the teacher had the entire cafeteria cheering and even got a few high fives. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all thr
Oct 27, 2012 2:00pm PDT
launch into the air. and then they saw it explode in the air. and he said he called nasa, and asked if they had any remnant of the flag that had been found. and they had not. he said he called nasa month after month, calling every week. finally, he sort of gave up until he was reading an article in the paper. and it mentioned some of the debris from the challenger disaster. and it mentioned a flag. so he called nasa and said have you found our flag? and they said, as a matter of fact, we have a presentation to make to your scout troop. so nasa came, they presented the flag, and a container, they opened it up, there was the flag in perfect condition. and then he said, that is it on the flag pole on the table, next to mr. romney. and i reached over, grabbed ahold of the flag, and it was as if electricity was running through my arm. because i thought of the sacrifice of those men and women who have served in that mission. and in other nasa missions, who have put their lives in danger for us. for learning. for knowledge, for innovation, for pioneering, what americans tend to do. is live
Oct 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
called surface. >>> first it was a meteorite then it was just a plain old rock. and now nasa is having another change of heart. they are taking a closer look at the golf ball-sized space rock found in the yard of a novato home and they believe it is a piece from this weekend's meteor shower. a meteorite expert came to the conclusion after a matching meteorite was found 2.5 miles away. so now it's a space rock. >>> 5:21. the california highway patrol moving into two troubled northern california towns. how they hope to help curb crime. >> it's supposed to be good luck. the messy surprise for one sacramento anchor while reporting on the giants. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> all right. around the bay area, we are starting to see temperatures in the 40s and 50s. big warmup coming our way. we'll talk -- [ signal breakup ] >>> and checking some bridges across the bay area, so far everything is "friday light." yeah, we are cruising across the golden gate bridge. over at the bay bridge toll plaza no metering lights no delay. and through milpitas, 880 and 237, traffic so far moving at the limit. we do
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Oct 8, 2012 11:30pm PDT
her for more money for nasa frequently. but no, she never gave it to us. but i did ask. >> stephen: that's tough. okay. now you as i said you flew the last shuttle mission. but also something more important than that, about a year before that you trained me how to be an astronaut. we got in right there as you can see. we got into the cockpit of the shuttle and i landed that bad boy, did i not. >> you did. i got to tell you. >> did i impress you. >> you did a fantastic job. i was very surprised. (laughter) >> stephen: surprised that i did a good job or that anyone would be that good. >> maybe it was anybody. >> stephen: anybody would that be good. here's my bone to pick with you, sir. i was looking for a backup position if this job ever falls through and that entire occupation disappeared one year later. >> it didn't disappear. >> stephen: there is no shuttle pilot any more. >> well, that's true. there is no space shuttle any more but we are, nasa is looking for new astronauts. i think you should reconsider your application. (cheers and applause) >> stephen: but listen, i hear your
Oct 18, 2012 10:00pm PDT
of 2012 is the real deal. straight from nasa. the meteor was so bright it blew out the exposure on the research camera. scientists can still use it to call kate its speed, size and where it landed. nasa researcher is one of the country's top meteor experts and captured the event on a network of computers cameras. this is one of three bay area sites. >> each pointing at different direction. >> reporter: it was traveling at more than 8 miles per second. it entered the atmosphere off the coast of monoa ray and made land fall somewhere in the north bay. >> anybody finding a piece would be fantastic. because all i'm hoping is that this orbit will find a little on the ground. a piece that somebody finds that we can then trace to where it came from. >> reporter: meteor hunters were out in force armed with their own gadgets and all looking to get rich. >> did a little bit of research from last night to this morning to find out trajectory of it. about where it hit. and the direction that it's going. so i've got a good idea of where i might find some fragments. i could be wrong. >> report
Oct 8, 2012 5:30pm PDT
is on its way. the rocket belongs to space x and not nasa, which is contracting out space travel to the tune of 1.6 billion to space x alone. and here is what nasa can do when they put their mind to it. in just the past several days we have seen the first footprint from the mars rover, looking just like neil armstrong's first footprint on the moon, and just to prove that the soil scoop works on the rover. dale earnhardt, jr., who lost his dad to car racing, this was the last laugh at yesterday's car race. the veteran driver in the lead, tony stewart, made a mistake at 200 miles an hour, caused the wreck that collected 25 cars. at super speedways like talladega, they call this the big one, and because the cars are so evenly matched, they bunch up while behind each other in the conga lines, three and two wide. and somebody wrote, true love is dead, danny devito and rhea perlman, divorcing, they have three children together, no reason given. after 30 years of marriage, it was thought to be a great hollywood marriage. >>> up next here tonight, the dogs who get a new lease on life, and end up pro
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am PDT
, it made a test flight to the station in may. nasa now counting on the private sector to restock the space station. for the record, nasa paid space x $1.6 billion for this latest trip. >>> now moving on to the decision 2012. both presidential candidates are fighting hard over a key battleground state. today, gop candidate mitt romney continues his week-long visit in eye. no republican has ever won the white house without carrying the buckeye state. president obama had earlier wrapped up his 17th rally there. the most of any other state. with new polls showing a much tighter race, both candidates have been trading shots over a proposed tax plan. >> that leaves only one option. that's asking middle class families to foot the bill. >> the president's charge of a $5 trillion tax cut is obviously inaccurate and wrong. >> meantime, vice president joe biden and republican candidate paul ryan getting ready for their debate. that's set for tomorrow. >> right now, time for a check on the markets. for that, let's turn it over to courtney reagan. she is live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning. >
Oct 14, 2012 3:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: it was extraordinary. nasa feels that there could be amount to be learned and the techniques that could be used on future nasa space missions. >> what happened to the capsule? >> it also came down via parachute in the new mexican desert and we're told it's in good shach good shape. >>> we're just 48 hours from the second presidential debate. the president and mitt romney are hunkered down in heavy prep mode and in last week's vice presidential debate, the debate between the top two on the ticket could be a barn burrer. >> reporter: president obama took a break this afternoon surprising supporters. he told reporters debate camp is off to a good start. >> it is going great. >> reporter: mitt romney hunkered down preparing in boston, attended church this morning with wife ann after spending saturday trying to chip away at the president's narrow lead in battleground state of ohio. romney is aiming to harness momentum after a successful first debate. president obama is his own worst critic. romney campaign advisor ed gi gillespie countered. tuesday's town hall style debate will li
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
of 12 resupply missions contracted by nasa with the private spacex. nasa is relying on private business to resupply the space station since all shuts are retired. >> you will be able to see the space station passing over the bay area tonight. check the time of the space station passing overhead in san francisco tonight look up at 8:31 it will appear as a bright star moving slowly across the sky you can also catch it tomorrow night at 7:42 if the skies are clear enough. >> will the weather be permitting? >> i think there will be a few clouds but you will be able to see, fascinating, look up, there it goes. >> open up the weather window and we are looking from vollmer peak towards the bay bridge toward san francisco you can see how clear it is this morning just a few clouds, clouds will be thicker tomorrow and wednesday, chance of a shower or two especially around the monterey bay and south. today, dry, 40s around santa rosa and half moon bay. everybody else in the 50s, antioch 60. monterey bay low to mid 50s inland to salinas, gilroy 49. three highlights of this forecast, partly cloudy,
Oct 18, 2012 11:00pm PDT
stuff. this video of the great bay area fireball of 2012 is the real deal, straight from nasa. the meteor was so bright it blew out the exposure on the research cameras. the scientists can still use it to calculate its speed, size and ultimately where it landed. nasa researcher peter is one of the country's top meteor experts and captured the event on a network of computers and highly sensitive cameras. this is one of three bay area sites designed to record meteor showers. >> each is pointing different directions in the sky. >> reporter: he says it was traveling at more than eight miles per second. it entered the atmosphere off the coast of monterey, heading northeast and made landfall somewhere in the north bay. >> all i'm hoping is this orbit will find a little piece on the ground, a piece that somebody kinds that we can then trace back to where it may have come from in space. >> reporter: meteor hunters were out in force, all looking to get rich. >> i've got a pretty good idea of where i might find some fragments. i could be wrong. >> can you share that information with us?
Oct 22, 2012 4:30am PDT
and the incident is being called suspicious. >>> nasa is asking people in the north bay to look for more pieces of that meteorite. lisa weber of novato said she hit something hit her roof. she decided to check on it hearing some of the debris might be in marin and sonoma county she found a small rock in her yard. weber says she is excited. >> it's not going to go in the market. this is science. this is life. this is history. this is way cool. >> nasa says the path of meteor means there could be more pieces of it where people may find them. that has more of weber's neighbors looking for their own space rocks. >>> a church was badly damaged in a fire over the weekend. parts of the church were being remodeled and the church spokesman said the fire started in the back of the building near the church offices. according to the website the good shepard church was built back in 1878. it's the oldest continuously used church in the bay area. the cause of the fire still being investigated. >>> 4:45 is the time. sal, i know it took me quite a bit longer to get into work this morning because you hit surpri
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm PDT
of the space falcon rocket. >> this moment is a milestone for nasa. the launch of a new generation of spacecraft, which introduces the private sector to space exploration. the company spacex is behind the mission. >> one minute and 10 seconds after liftoff. >> on board, carrying supplies of food, clothes, and equipment. it is not all about work. there is some chocolate ice cream for the residents, too. the move does come about partly because of drastic cuts in spaces's -- nasa's program. >> the sustainability of the future of their exploration program and this is a huge step. spacex has been impressive so far. >> dragon continues -- >> this was the first time a privately owned craft docked at the international space station. >> it looks like we had a dragon by detail. -- by the tail. >> this is another step towards commercializing the space industry. that will depend on the success of this mission. >> we have seen violence, anti- western protest throughout the muslim morals. sparked by an internet video. long before we all lived on line, 20 years ago, it was a bucook. the years he
Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
just heard was emitted by the planet &pnasa spacecraft. the sound is called a chorus... and nasa describes ittas an electro-magnetic phenomenon... caused by plasma waves in earth's raddatioo belts. the these emissions. rn more about - 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 coming up... might notice a change....onnyour next b-g-e billlhow much it's expecttd to go up... and why. correy singing nats nats plus he's the local musiciaa... who's making a naaional impact.what "x factor" singer david correy is ccmmunity. you're he -3 watching fox 45 good day bbltimore. anncr: more anti-maryland ads. from this west virginia casino. they want marylanders to keep coming to west virginia... casinos like theirs. spending one hundred seventy million a year. question seven will keep those dollars at home. with a limited expansion of gaming that will mean... hundreds of millions for schools in the baltimore area... and across the state... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. g
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
are a enthusiast or collector, you could see the world in a new way. holly morris spent the morning at nasa's space flight center and she has a look. >> reporter: if you are a fill at lift, and that is for stamp collecting. about 125 million people do it and today is a big day. and here to tell me about it is steven connie, good morning to you. and happy stamp collecting month. >> thank you. it is a great time for all of us. >> reporter: it is every october and today you are issuing some pretty special stamps. tell me all about it. >> well our earth space stamps it aerial photographs of 15 iconic photographs around the united states. natural, agriculture and urban and these are very popular for everybody because they are beautiful stamps to put on your letters, they are great for educating children and even adults because each one has a story that you can look into more deeply. and stamp collectors love them too. >> reporter: and people that like to keep the postage rate the same, they love them because they are forever stamps. and you teamed up with nasa. we're here at the goddard space center and
Oct 14, 2012 1:00am PDT
by, waiting. we'll keep these pictures up. nasa is trucking it from lax to its future perm home on display at the california science center. people, thousands lining the route on rooftaps. packed ten deep on the road to get a glimpse of this historic moment. guiding us through this, let's go to our reporters, and we have a special guest. let me introduce him. casey wian has spent the last hours walking alongside "endeavour." john zarrella on a rooftop along the storied parade route. and a special guest especially on this day when we honor "endeavour," leroy child, a nasa astronaut who flew into space and back aboard the very spacecraft. thank you all for joining us, especially you, mr. chow. first to john zarrella. what's the holdup here? >> reporter: right now we're looking at four hours behind schedule. and once they get here, we are at an area near a shopping mall that was going to be the second official viewing area. and it should have been here four hours ago. and it's still down in the distance, a ways away from us. what's been the holdup is this entire route today, they h
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